Friday, April 29, 2011

Federal Court hears S'wak natives' landmark case

The Federal Court today heard submissions by a indigenous group from Sarawak challenging the Sarawak Land Code, used to acquire their native customary rights (NCR) land.

This is considered a historic test case as the outcome would affect hundreds of suits brought by Sarawak's indigenous people against the Sarawak government and private companies.

A three-member panel led by justice Ariffin Zakaria presided over the case, involving two separate cases being heard concurrently.

read more : malaysiakiniVideo by Hazlan Zakaria

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